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An Unbearable Mine

An Unbearable Mine

WWF September 26, 2018 0

Gold  and  copper  may  hold  lucrative  prospects for some investors,  but  mining doesn’t  pay  out  for  Alaska’s  Bristol  Bay.  The  proposed  open  pit  Pebble  Mine near  Katmai  National  Park  would  rob  salmon,  bears  and 

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Descending Salmon Eggs

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Descending Salmon Eggs

Kendal Bower October 20, 2017 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a brown bear’s catch of the day. Photographer Elizabeth Leonard was bear-watching

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Alaska in July or August: When to Go?

Alaska in July or August: When to Go?

WWF May 3, 2017 0

On the surface it seems like a trivial question, one that simply requires reviewing your summer schedule. However, an experience in Katmai National Park & Preserve varies widely from one month to the next

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Brown Bear Fishing

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Brown Bear Fishing

Kendal Bower March 11, 2016 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected a brown bear with the catch of the day. Photographer Steve Grodin captured this moment

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A Beary Great Reality Show

A Beary Great Reality Show

guest July 19, 2013 0

The second season of an internet reality show is coming our way this week.  It features a very different kind of star, namely, the grizzly bears and wildlife of Katmai National Park and Preserve.

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Wildlife Photo: Smiling Grizzly Cub

Wildlife Photo: Smiling Grizzly Cub

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 19, 2010 0

Is this grizzly cub smiling? Possibly, according to bear behavioralist Else Poulsen. In an article published in National Geographic magazine in 2016, Poulsen was quoted as saying: “Bears smile just like we do. They pull each

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